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1. n. a drunkard. (From dipsomaniac.) Buy the dip a drink. That’ll shut him up for a while.
2. and dipper n. a pickpocket. (Underworld.) The dip tried a snatch, but the dupe turned around at the wrong time. The cops picked up three dippers, working as a group, at the fairgrounds.
3. n. a pinch or helping of snuff. He took a dip just before he picked up the bat.
4. n. a wad of chewing tobacco. You could see he had a big dip in his cheek.
5. n. an oaf; a jerk. (Probably from dipshit.) Why are you acting like such a dip?
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3 : to lower and quickly raise again : drop or sink and quickly rise again <Temperatures dipped below freezing overnight.
That method involves floating a preprinted film on a pool of liquid, allowing the film to dissolve and leaving a floating layer of inks into which the substrate is dipped.
Now lovers of the French dip have a new place to try their fave, ``Dipped, double dipped or submerged,'' at The Dip in Sherman Oaks.
Twelve dogs of similar breeds and weights were dipped with a nonprescription commercial flea dip, according to the manufacturer's guidelines, for four consecutive treatments at three-week intervals, with no shampooing in between.
These testing methods focus primarily on core productivity improvements (curing speed, core release, sand flowability and bench life) as well as casting and/or core quality (undipped and dipped core strengths, core hot strength, core density, combustible content, humidity resistance and core shelf life).
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With the addition of the two newest varieties, Nonni's Biscotti now comes in seven original recipes, including: Originali (blending almonds with a hint of anise), Cioccolati (Originali dipped in gourmet bittersweet chocolate), Decadence (chocolate almond cookie dipped in bittersweet chocolate), Limone (lemon dipped in white icing), Toffee Almond (filled with bits of toffee and dipped in milk chocolate), Turtle Pecan (filled in caramel, dipped in milk chocolate) and Strawberry & Yogurt (filled with real strawberries and dipped in yogurt).
3 : a sauce into which solid food may be dipped <chips and dip>